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December 2022 Meeting Photos

Click on each photo to enlarge. From left: Amy Perko and Arne Duncan Jonathan Mariner From left: Christine Copper and Peter Roby Bud Peterson Eric Barron From left: Penny Kyle and Jessica Mendoza Arne Duncan Shanteona Keys Walt Harrison From left: LEAD1 panelists Erianne Weight and Tom McMillen,   

Knight Commission challenges university presidents to act on transformational reform of Division I sports

December 5, 2022 Knight-Newhouse Football Head Coach Buyout Data Session Summary and Panelist Bios Photos for media use are available here. Watch video of public meeting with LEAD1 panelists. Washington, D.C.—At its winter meeting, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics called on university presidents leading the NCAA Division I Board of Directors to act more urgently

Knight Commission Supports United Soccer’s Coach Credentialing Program for NCAA Coaches

The Knight Commission has long championed the need for a credential that addresses the important role of coaches as educators. In December 2022, United Soccer Coaches Association became the first organization to offer a formal college coach credential program when they launched a 60-hour curriculum coach credentialing program that includes NCAA Division I, II and

Media Advisory: Knight Commission’s Dec. 5 Meeting to Address the Future of FBS Football

Session Summary and Panelist bios For Public Release November 9, 2022 Media Inquiries: Steve Delsohn: steve@delsohn.com On Monday, December 5, 2022, at The Intercontinental, Washington, DC -The Wharf, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics will hold a public session exploring potential changes to the governance of FBS Football and the oversized impact of the sport on

Knight Commission Statement regarding LEAD1’s FBS Football Governance meeting

Read Knight Commission Statement regarding LEAD1’s FBS Football Governance meeting This week’s LEAD1 meeting reaffirmed what college sports leaders, including athletics directors, told our Commission in 2020: FBS football needs a new and different leadership structure. Discussion of college football governance issues by FBS athletic directors is an important step from leaders within the industry.

Knight Commission Responds to Senators’ Inquiries about Potential NIL Legislation

  Read Knight Commission letter to Senators Tuberville and Manchin On August 3, 2022, the Knight Commission received a request from U.S. Senators Tommy Tuberville and Joe Manchin for input on potential legislation to address compensation to college athletes for the use of their names, images and likenesses (NIL). The Knight Commission’s response reflects its